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Human Studies, Pharmacology/Drug Development

2020 Jul 06

Support Care Cancer

The role of methadone in cancer-induced bone pain: a retrospective cohort study.


Sulistio M, Wojnar R, Key S, Kwok J, Al-Rubaie Z, Michael N
Support Care Cancer. 2020 Jul 06.
PMID: 32627056.


Cancer-induced bone pain (CIBP) can be challenging to manage in advanced cancer. The unique properties of methadone may have a role in refractory CIBP. We aimed to evaluate the analgesic effects of methadone for CIBP when other opioids are ineffective or intolerable.